Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4238

Course Title: Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Ben Stranieri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259118

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

The unit applies to following defined OHS policies and procedures in order to ensure own safety and that of others in the workplace.

You will develop skills and knowledge required with self management to follow OHS practices when performing tasks, and learning skills to participate in OHS related training. Communication skills and understanding of team approach to OHS are also required to interpret and understand what is required to provide a safe workplace for self and others. This unit also requires the ability to use initiative and enterprise and problem solving strategies to identify and act upon hazards and risks within the workplace.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN2001B Follow defined OH&S policies and procedures


1. Identify and follow workplace practices for hazard identification and risk control

2. Apply OHS practices to own work

3. Contribute to participative arrangements for management of OHS

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester and will consist of both theory and practical based exercises, predominantly in class but some out of class research and information formatting is required as well. Feedback will be provided throughout the semester on all assessment tasks.

All assessment tasks must be completed before competency can be achieved. Tasks that have not be authenticated in class as the student’s own work will not be considered for assessment. Regular attendance is encouraged.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

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